Yearly Archive: 2020

COVID Safe App

May 7, 2020 COVID Safe App We are encouraging all our Apprentices, Trainees and Host Employers to download the COVID Safe app. The COVIDSafe app speeds up contacting people exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19). This helps us support and protect you, your friends and family. The app is available for download on both Andriod and Ios devices. The link...
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Employee of the Month – April

April 24, 2020 Benjamin McCarthy (Certificate III in Electrotechnology Electrician) Congratulations to Ben McCarthy on receiving the Victorian Group Training Employee of the Month award for April. Ben is a Colac boy who took the opportunity to move to Geelong to start up his electrical apprenticeship.  Pictured; L – Lochlan Veale and R – Benjamin McCarthy Jay Baluch...
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Worksafe Victoria COVID-19 Construction site guidance

April 22, 2020 Worksafe Victoria have released guidance regarding COVID-19 and managing this risk while working in the construction industry.  This guidance is focused at both Employers and Employees in a joint effort to control the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  The other link below is the Department of Health and Human Services guidance on cleaning and disinfecting...
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Good news story alert

April 21, 2020 Apprentice Trainee Wage Subsidy Payments We are currently contacting our Host Employers as the Supporting Apprentice and Trainee Wage Subsidy payments are starting to come through.  Your direct consultant will be in touch with you to let you know the total amount and when this will be paid into your bank account.  These payments are...
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Victorian Group Training – Open for business

April 17, 2020 Victorian Group Training is still open.  If you have found yourself out of work or a school student wanting help with a career, during these times it is a great idea for you to contact us to talk about your future, our current vacancies or a career path that you want to make yours.  Our...
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Supporting Apprentices and Trainees wage subsidy

April 17, 2020 The Supporting Apprentice and Trainee Wage Subsidy claims have been lodged from Victorian Group Training for all eligible SME Host Employers of 20 or fewer employees. This wage subsidy is for the first quarter of this year and will be a payment for 50% of an apprentice/trainees wage.  Once Victorian Group Training have received these...
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JobKeeper package

April 17, 2020 The JobKeeper package has been passed by Parliament and we are now waiting on the guidelines for the package.  The guidelines are the rules that explain how we claim and process the funds in this package.  The government are now writing these guidelines at the moment and we will pass this information on as soon...
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Employee of the Month – March

April 16, 2020 Benjamin Russell (Certificate III in Bricklaying/Blocklaying) Congratulations to Benjamin Russell on Receiving the Victorian Group Training Employee of the Month Award for March. Ben has recently completed his Bricklaying apprenticeship with Provincial Bricklaying. Ben’s attention to detail and his hardworking attitude have contributed to his exceptional work and has helped make him the tradesmen he...
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Employee of the Month – February

March 6, 2020 Claudia Wisbey (Certificate III in Business) Congratulations to Claudia Wisbey on receiving Victorian Group Training’s Employee of the Month award for February. Although Claudia is only 6 months into her traineeship her organisation skills and bubbly personality have stood out whilst working at the front desk for Millville Childcare Centre. Pictured; Claudia Wisbey   Keep...
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Employee Of the Month – January

February 12, 2020   Ryan Werner (Certificate III in Carpentry) Congratulations to Ryan Werner on receiving the Victorian Group Training Employee of the Month Award for January. Pictured; Jack Barrow, Ryan Werner and Miranda Turek Ryan is in the 3rd year of his Carpentry Apprenticeship with Mounsey Builders. Ryan and the team at Mounsey Builders have been very...
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